[ UK /sɛbˈe‍ɪʃəs/ ]
[ US /səˈbeɪʃəs/ ]
  1. containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
    oily fried potatoes
    oleaginous seeds
    greasy hamburgers
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How To Use sebaceous In A Sentence

  • Sebaceous hyperplasia is common in middle-aged and elderly persons.
  • Doxycycline is a tetracycline derivative that exhibits excellent penetration into follicles and sebaceous glands.
  • The oily sebaceous glands in the skin easily get clogged up, and bacteria sets up an inflammation that triggers the immune system to launch a local attack.
  • The sebaceous glands make an oily substance called sebum that normally empties onto the skin surface through the opening of the follicle, commonly called a pore.
  • Your skin is lined with sebaceous glands that secrete an oily substance called sebum, which serves to keep your skin waterproof and resistant to infection by undesirable microorganisms. Don't Use Soap on Private Parts
  • Oilier complexions have larger sebaceous glands, making the skin thicker and better able to tolerate a more abrasive scrub.
  • Hair Premature graying, baldness, dandruff, seborrhea (excessive secretion oily material by glands of skin called sebaceous glands. Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • Sebaceous gland carcinoma is a rare, aggressive, skin tumour.
  • However, continuous secretion of the sebaceous glands and its accumulation resulted in formation of a small sac-like pouch, a saccule, between the inner and outer root sheath of hair follicles.
  • A considerable desquamation of epidermis takes place during fetal life, and this desquamated epidermis, mixed with sebaceous secretion, constitutes the vernix caseosa, with which the skin is smeared during the last three months of fetal life. X. The Organs of the Senses and the Common Integument. 2. The Common Integument
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